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[ale] Memory jog needed for remote XTerm and $DISPLAY



from the local machine do:
xhost + "remote machine name"
rsh "remote machine name"

then from within the remote machine redirect the
display with:

export DISPLAY="local machine":0.0


--- John Mills <jmmills at telocity.com> wrote:
> ALErs -
> 
> I am looking at running VNC servers on a remote
> Linux host so MsWin users
> can login and use GUI tools, but this is no
> advantage for a nearby
> X-Windows box. I am facing complete brain-fade on
> how to export X-Windows
> displays.
> 
> Long ago and far away I would open an Xterm on a
> remote host which would
> be directed back to my desktop for its $DISPLAY. The
> XTerm was actually
> started by a handy script in such a way that in
> inherited control of all
> processes started by console commands to the XTerm.
> This meant that all
> such processes were nicely cleaned up when the XTerm
> was closed.
> 
> Anyone know what that script or utility might have
> been? Other suggestions
> to restart the aging neurons? Extra points to run
> through SSH.
> 
> Thanks.
>  - John Mills
> 
> 
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